"Plant "one on Me Eggplant Casserole for Crockpot

Lori McLain

By
@lmclain

I LOVE eggplant parmesan....but don't always have time for the dipping and breading. Thought I would give it a shot in the crockpot...and I was pleased at the easy prep and same delicious taste.


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Serves:

6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

4 Hr

Method:

Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

4 medium
eggplant
1 tsp
sea salt
1 can(s)
olive oil cooking spray
1 c
french fried onions, finely crushed
1 c
grated parmesan cheese
1 tsp
no salt seasoning blend
3 Tbsp
olive oil
24 oz
marinara or spaghetti sauce
1 lb
mozzarella cheese, sliced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Spray 4 qt or larger crockpot with a little cooking spray.
2
Cut eggplant in 1/2 inch slices. Sprinkle with salt and layer in a shallowpan. Let stand 20 minutes to drain excess water from eggplant. Dry on paper towels.
3
Spray eggplant slices with cooking spray.
4
Combine the crushed fried nions,parmesan and seasoning blend in a medium bowl.
5
Drizzle 1 T of the oil in the bottom of the crockpot. Sprinkle with 1/4 of the onion cheese crumb mixture.
6
Layer 1/4 of the eggplant slices over the crumbs, then 1/4 of the sauce and 1/4 of the mozzerella slices. Repeat to make 4 layers.
7
Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Collection: One-Pot Meals
Other Tag: Quick & Easy